Ideable has presented zocaalo in the last AAL Forum 2017 that was held in Coimbra (Portugal, October 2-4). Ideable presented the zocaalo project in its stand, and received interesting feedback about the project, especially from: Public organizations interested in certified apps for the elderly users. Startups that need a certified seal of accessibility for the eldercare sector. In addition, Iñaki Bartolomé, CEO at Ideable, participated as speaker in some of the workshops of the meeting, talking about present and future features of zocaalo platform: Participated in the first workshop, the opening day, dedicated to business coaching for AAL projects. Presented zocaalo in the “How to build a viable business model in an AAL project” workshop. Finally made some networking too in
Ideable will be present at the next AAL Forum to be held in Coimbra (Portugal, October 2-4) featuring platforms zocaalo and kwido in its own stand. The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) programme funds projects in public-private partnership in the field of information and communication technology (ICT). AAL involves all European countries and regions, including some from outside Europe, whose aim is to improve the quality of life of older people by developing and using sustainable innovative solutions based on information and communication (ICT) that truly respond to their needs with a multidisciplinary point of view. AAL Forum is an annual meeting that gathers a presentation of the latest advances in terms of ICT technologies applied
Partners of zocaalo project received Business Coaching Session (AAL2BUSINESS) last 4th of May with the coordination of Pasi Pussinen, Business Renewal in Organizations and Networks expert in VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. The workshop was focused on the business model design, value proposition design and business model testing of zocaalo. Some important aspects were explained for a success model like routes for commercialization where understanding options for commercialization of project results and identify preferred commercialization route were main objectives for the partnership. Different business tools were applied to define zocaalo results like a preliminary zocaalo Canvas Model, ownership identifications, commercializations channels and income models. Partners collaborate to define initial business roadmap and received different guidelines
Iñaki Bartolomé, from Ideable Solutions, took advantage of his presentation at the Aging Bilbao event to present the zocaalo project. Cofunded by the AAL programme, zocaalo is a set of utilities that seek to reach a widespread uptake of mobile applications oriented to the elderly. The audience that attended the event was able to know firsthand general project services and tools such as: The availability of a set of building blocks and accessibility and usability guides for the developers of apps. The specific field marketplace that allows developers to obtain a greater diffusion of the solutions developed. A consultancy on the regulation of the EU member states to be fulfilled in order to obtain the relevant certifications. The certification process
On April 24th, the Bizkaia Aretoa will be the headquarters of the Aging Bilbao , a day addressed to tele-assistance professionals, elderly care and Silver Economy sector organized by Ideable Solutions with the collaboration of Provincial Council of Bizkaia . The aim of Aging Bilbao is to show all those involved in the work with elderly people, and even these same elderly people, the present and future innovations and technologies related to the so-called Silver Economy. Aging Bilbao is the most important state event held so far focused on the application of technology and innovation to improve the quality of life of older people.